Death Star /n./ [from the movie "Star Wars"] 1. The
AT&T corporate logo, which appears on computers sold by AT&T and
bears an uncanny resemblance to the Death Star in the movie. This
usage is particularly common among partisans of BSD Unix, who
tend to regard the AT&T versions as inferior and AT&T as a bad guy.
Copies still circulate of a poster printed by Mt. Xinu showing a
starscape with a space fighter labeled 4.2 BSD streaking away from
a broken AT&T logo wreathed in flames. 2. AT&T's internal
magazine, "Focus", uses `death star' to describe an
incorrectly done AT&T logo in which the inner circle in the top
left is dark instead of light -- a frequent result of
dark-on-light logo images.
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